What Is TMJ?
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TMJ stands for “temporomandibular joint.” It is the jaw joint where the lower jaw attaches to the skull. When the jaw joint isn’t working properly, problems can arise, thus resulting in TMJ disorder or TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder).
Here are some symptoms which may be signs of a TMJ disorder:
Issues such as teeth grinding, missing teeth, and misplaced teeth can contribute greatly to TMJ disorder.
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